U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
|Release Date: 08/19/14|
BLM Seeks Public Comment on Behind the Rocks Grazing Allotment Permit Renewal
Moab, Utah—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Moab Field Office is seeking public comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) analyzing potential impacts associated with a proposed grazing permit renewal.
The proposed permit renewal would permit livestock grazing to continue on the Behind the Rocks allotment near Moab, Utah. Additional information can be found in the EA, which is available on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board at:
https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php; search for project name “Behind the Rocks Grazing Permit.”
Written comments will be accepted by letter or email until Sept. 18, 2014. Please note that the most useful comments are those that contain new technical or scientific information relevant to the proposed action. Comments should be as specific as possible. Comments which contain only opinions or preferences will not receive a formal response but may be considered in the BLM decision-making process. Please reference “Behind the Rocks Grazing Permit” when submitting comments.
Written comments may be mailed or emailed using the following:
Bureau of Land Management
Moab Field Office
Attn: Behind the Rocks Grazing Permit
82 East Dogwood
Moab, Utah 84532
Before including an address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in any comments, be aware that the entire comment—including personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. Requests to withhold personal identifying information from public review can be submitted, but the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.
For additional information, please contact Jordan Davis at (435)259-2100. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question with the above individual. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.
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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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|Last updated: 08-19-2014|
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